Prophecy News Watch - October 14, 2022

Around the World
Fire, Shootings At Iran Prison Kills Four
A fire at one of Iran’s most notorious prisons where Christians and political activists are among inmates has killed at least four people and injured 61 others, Iranian authorities acknowledged Sunday.
NATO nuclear drills where B-52s fly over Europe likely to overlap with Russian nuclear exercises
Russian military forces are expected to continue with pre-planned nuclear testing at the same time as similar NATO drills are expected.
British Chancellor Sacked After Disastrous Tax Plan
Britain’s embattled Prime Minister Liz Truss fired her Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday and deleted parts of their economic package in a desperate bid to stay in power and reassure markets after financial turmoil.
Russia’s Putin Warns Of Catastrophe If NATO Intervenes
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that any direct clash with NATO military alliance troops would be a “global catastrophe.”
Ukraine Gets Anti-Aircraft Systems To Counter Russian Missile Strikes
Kyiv said Friday that the United States and Germany have agreed to deliver sophisticated anti-aircraft systems to Ukraine to counter attacks by Russian missiles and kamikaze drones. It comes as Russia steps up attacks after losses on the battlefields.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation deal hoping to end 15-year-long rift
Palestinian factions signed a reconciliation deal in Algiers on Thursday, vowing to hold elections by next October in their latest attempt to end a rift that has now lasted more than 15 years.

Inside the United States
California to vote on constitutional right to abortion
Californians are voting now through Election Day on whether to approve a state constitutional amendment that would guarantee the right to abortion and contraception, one of several measures on ballots nationwide this November to address reproductive health care following the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Judge gauges if Indiana abortion ban defies religious rights
A top Indiana lawyer on Friday questioned the validity of a lawsuit brought by a group of residents who argue that the state’s abortion ban violates their religious freedoms.

Christian News
Hungary Urges More Support For Persecuted Christians
Hungary says persecuted Christians “need help to be given in their homelands,” while those who have fled “must receive help to return.”